The EMERGY team

EMERGY’s team boasts rich experience in both renewable energy and in wind farms.

All key management members have extensive knowledge of renewable energy, with 10 to 25 years of experience related to project development and tailoring of complex finance solutions in the international capital market.

Oslo

Thorstein Jensen, Senior Vice President, Corporate and Project Finance at NBT AS

Thorstein Jenssen

Finance and Business Development

Thorstein has more than 20 years of experience from the Nordic and international power markets working for both SME and blue chip energy companies. Founder and previously CEO of the Norwegian hydropower developer Fjellkraft AS. Proven track record in business development, contract negotiations, corporate finance and project financing. Board member in Norwegian Ukraine Chamber of Commerce. 

Børge Tvorg

Børge Tvorg

SVP Project Development

Boerge has more than twenty years of broad operational and strategic experience from small and medium-sized companies in Europe across the industries renewables, investment banking and facility services. He joined EMERGY start of 2018 as head of project development and co-headed the development of the 246 MW Syvash windfarm commencing operation in Q1 2021. He is now at the helm of developing the 792 MW Zophia windfarm starting construction in Q1 2021 and oversees all project development in EMERGY. Boerge holds a Master of Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School and possesses a strong entrepreneurial flair.

Kyrre Lund, SVP Business Development at NBT

Kyrre Lund

SVP Business Development

Kyrre has more than 10 years of wind energy experience focused on project development, EPC and procurement. He has developed projects in China, Pakistan, Albania, Vietnam, Ukraine and Thailand, and successfully negotiated EPC contracts for over 1.5 GW of wind power projects, with numerous different WTG suppliers.  Kyrre holds a Masters from Fudan University in Shanghai, and a B.A in Economics and Chinese Language from University of Oslo.

Kyiv

Vlad Kazak

VP, CEO of Zophia, Country Manager, Ukraine

Vlad has extensive international experience in senior management, business development, sales and marketing for over 20 years, which puts him in a strong position in networking and overseeing business operations in complex markets.

Joar Viken CEO NBT AS

Joar Viken

Special Advisor to the Board

Joar has more than 25 years of global experience from wind power and real estate development and operations. He founded NBT and developed the company as CEO until 2021, when he resigned and stepped into the role as Group Advisor. He is also an investor and board member in several real estate companies.

Board of Directors

Andy Kinsella

Andy Kinsella

Chairman

Mr.Kinsella was Executive Director of Mainstream Renewable Power from its founding in 2008 and was appointed CEO in September 2017. He is founding partner and CEO of a newly formed renewable power development company, Aer Soléir, in partnership with private equity firm Quantum Energy Partners. Mr. Kinsella has previously had leadership positions in Siemens, GE and Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB). He has been a member of the Renewables Industry Advisory Board of the International Energy Agency (Paris), and been a member of the Energy sub-Committee of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce and Member of the Advisory Committee to the Independent Committee on Climate Change (London).

Svein Sivertsen, chairman of the NBT board

Svein Sivertsen

Board member

With an engineering degree from Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU), Mr. Sivertsen is a professional board member and advisor for companies in a wide range of industries in Norway. His previous positions include managing director of Fokus Bank ASA (now Danske Bank).

Ulf Juvel, NBT AS board member

Ulf Juvel

Board Member

Mr. Juvel is Executive Chairman and main shareholder of international lime product manufacturer SMA Mineral Group. He has significant board experience from companies in sectors like high tech, truck and wind power.

Caroline Lund

Caroline Lund

Board Member

Ms. Lund is founder and partner in the law firm Lund & Co. She has extensive experience within energy law, and has previously been recognised in the Legal 500 ranking as a recommended lawyer in electricity and renewable energy.

Elise Fahlén

Elise Fahlén

Board Member

Ms. Fahlén has previously worked as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group, in addition to eight years investment experience from, amongst others, Curitas AB, Blue AB, SBM Offshore and from EQT Partners’ infrastructure team. Her current position is Investment Manager for H&M CO:LAB, the venture capital arm of H&M Group.